On the heels of monkeypox being declared a national public health emergency, Chicago's public Health commissioner shares plans to get information and vaccine to Black and Brown communities.
- The Telegraph
Britain is in the grip of a new silent health crisis.
- The New York Times
The ads are everywhere — as are the inflated claims: Special shampoos and treatments, sometimes costing thousands of dollars, will make hair grow. But many dermatologists who specialize in hair loss say that most of these products do not work. “There is an endless array of useless hair-growth remedies,” often at “significant cost,” said Dr. Brett King, a dermatologist at Yale School of Medicine. Yet, he added, “because people are desperate, such hair growth remedies continue to abound.” But ther
- Myrtle Beach Sun News
Seeking to protect their health, the men felt they’d exposed themselves to the same societal disease that struck people with HIV in the 1980s and ’90s.
- Portsmouth Herald
Dr. Carrie Jose, in her latest health and wellness column, says there are two primary reasons people over 50 avoid exercise. She disagrees and says people over 50 can enjoy the same activities as they did in their 40s.
A graphic photo shows a severe monkeypox patient's crusted, discolored nose, taken days after a red pimple was misdiagnosed as sunburn
The unnamed man in his forties had a weakened immune system from an undiagnosed and untreated HIV infection that had progressed to AIDS.
- The Hill
Almost half of all cancers that lead to death can be attributed to risk factors that are avoidable, a new study found, with researchers advising that governments invest in supporting environments that minimize exposure to certain cancer risk factors. The study, which looked at cancer cases from 2019 and was published in The Lancet, found…
A man who hadn't had sex in months caught monkeypox after going to a crowded outdoor event. Experts say being intimate is still the most common way the virus spreads.
The man danced close to people who were wearing sleeveless tops and shorts for a few hours at a time at the event.
A 29-year-old woman with a lump in her breast said she was refused a mammogram because she was too young. She now has stage 4 cancer.
Philecia La'Bounty first felt a lump when adjusting her sports bra. It grew eight centimeters in eight months. She says she'll be on "chemo for life."
- Miami Herald
People with compromised immune systems should avoid raw seafood, the CDC says.
Late-stage cervical cancer rates are on the rise in the U.S. The steepest increases in white women, prevalence of the disease is still higher in Black women.
- The Hill
Story at a glance A woman from Texas who spent over a year in a hospital with COVID-19 has been discharged. Jazmin Kirkland, 34, first became infected in August of 2021. The ordeal highlights the toll COVID-19 can take on healthy, young individuals. Relaxed COVID-19 guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
- The Hill
Story at a glance Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) on Friday introduced a measure that would make it a felony to provide gender-affirming medical care including puberty blockers and hormones to transgender youth under 18. The measure would also prohibit using federal funds for gender-affirming health care, including in Affordable Healthcare Act plans, and bar…
Research found dietary salt substitutes can lower the risk of heart attack, stroke, and death from cardiovascular disease, and can lower high blood pressure.
A child in Oregon has tested positive for monkeypox and health officials said the virus was not contracted at school, child care, or another community setting
Every time an inkling of a scratchy throat, body ache or slight fever occurs it’s time to play no one’s favorite game: Is it COVID or something else? From the beginning, one major frustration about COVID has been that its symptoms overlap with many other common types of illness, a grievance that’s ...
- Belleville News-Democrat
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had confirmed 851 cases of monkeypox in the state as of Tuesday. Here’s the latest on new cases and vaccines.
I watched both my parents and two grandparents suffer with dementia. Having a family history increases my risk, but I refuse to live in fear.
I have a family history of dementia and watched both my parents and two grandparents deal with it, but this doesn't mean I have to live in fear.
- The Hill
White House coronavirus response coordinator Ashish Jha said Wednesday evening that updated COVID-19 vaccines are expected to be available in “a few short weeks” for everyone over the age of 12. “The vaccines that are coming in a few short weeks are specifically designed for the virus that’s out there, and I believe it’s…
- USA TODAY
The deaths both involved oysters from Louisiana, and although such deaths are rare, experts say there is a risk that comes with eating raw shellfish.
Linda Evangelista says even surgery couldn't fix her bulging deformities caused by a fat-freezing treatment — so she stopped eating
Linda Evangelista told Vogue she starved herself to try to reverse CoolSculpting's alleged damage. "I would have a stick of celery or one apple."